Jos auto crash: 1 dead, 27 injured mostly students – FRSC

Sun May 6th, 2018 - Gombe

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday confirmed that one person was killed and 27 others injured in auto crash in Jos.

Mr Andrew Bala, the Public Education Officer, FRSC in Plateau, who confirmed this in Jos attributed the accident to speeding.

Bala said that the accident occurred at 11a.m., where an 18-seater bus belonging to Gombe mass transit conveying mostly students and a 10-seater local commercial bus collided.

“The accident occurred around the Living Faith Church, Bukuru, located in Zarmaganda, along Bukuru expressway, Jos South, at about 11a.m.

“The driver of the 18-seater bus died instantly, while 27 others sustained various degrees of injuries.

“Looking at the impact, I think speeding by both vehicles caused the accident,” he alleged.

Bala said those injured were currently receiving treatment at the Plateau specialist hospital.

He advised motorists to desist from speeding, particularly during downpour.

Bala also urged the motorists to always obey traffic rulesand regulations and ensure use good tyres on their vehicles.(NAN)




source: Vanguard